Back The Guardian It’s tempting to see India as a place apart. But it offers lessons for us all | Kenan Malik
Search Sections 11 Aug
Close
Advertisement
11 Jan 1:00pm

It’s tempting to see India as a place apart. But it offers lessons for us all | Kenan Malik

The Guardian
Modi’s chauvinist rule is a reflection of wider global trends of brutal repressionIt’s the largest democracy in the world. It’s also one of the most fragile, one in which dissent has often been curtailed and communal divisions inflamed. At no time have the vulnerabilities of India’s democracy seemed more exposed than they are now. The return to power last year of the Hindu nationalist BJP, under the leadership of prime minister, Narendra Modi, has polarised politics. Modi clearly now feels empowered to pursue unyieldingly reactionary policies. The
Read full story
 Like Comment
Advertisement

Comments

No comments yet...
On the top

Date settings

Today is Tuesday, August 11, 2020

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept

The Guardian

Close